The world uses oil and gas to make energy which allows us to drive cars and trucks, fuel jet planes and heat our homes. It also helps us make products we use every day, like cell phones, bicycles and running shoes. Find out more about how it got into the ground – and how we get it out.
In September 2020, Canada’s oil and gas industry employed approximately 160,140 workers, reflecting a 0.9% increase (or 1,400 positions) from August 2020. Meanwhile, Alberta’s oil and gas employment decreased by 0.5% (-580 positions).
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The Energy Career Transition and Employment Resource
Workers with experience in oil and gas are technically well-suited for employment in emerging sectors adjacent to oil and gas. The path to a successful career transition is not always clear—either for job seekers or employers.
The Energy Career Tr...
“Not Your Grandpa’s Energy Industry” is a new podcast that dives into a day in the life of workers in the Canadian energy industry. Launched by the PetroLMI Division of Energy Safety Canada and funded by the Government of Canada’s Sectoral Initiatives Program, the initial 10 episodes provide real-life insights for job seekers and those who are new to the oil and gas industry in Canada. Each guest shares their personal experiences.